The gambling father racked up a huge debt and disappeared. The mother has passed away. The sisters, Kyo and Asu, are the main characters. The two of them are all alone in this world and are very poor; they live in a 40-year-old apartment (no bath, one room plus kitchen, 26000 yen rent). With dreams, hope, and economizing, they live in harmony. Indeed, today as well as tomorrow.
• Their names mean "today" and "tommorrow" respectively.
• 26000 yen is about 220 dollars.
Kyou and Asu are two sisters whose mother passed away while Asu was still a baby. After racking up an unbearable amount of debt due to his gambling addiction, their father disappeared - leaving the two siblings to fend for themselves.
Thus begins these two spirited girls' efforts to make ends meet while still enjoying their childhoods to the fullest. "No matter what hardships we have to endure, I'm happy so long as we're facing them together!"
A warm and sweet little slice-of-life story that will surely enrich you with a feeling of peace and good humour!